Great ideas come from everywhere. At Eye of the Day we work hard to keep things fresh and interesting and to come up with great ideas to help our customers achieve their perfect outdoor space. One way we do this is to carry what we feel are interesting and informative books and reference materials to help you achieve a more beautiful garden or landscape.
Rebecca Sweet, owner of Harmony in the Garden, is a featured columnist for Horticulture, a contributing author for Fine Gardening and a founding member of the Garden Designer’s Roundtable. Her newest book Garden Up! Smart Vertical Gardening for Small and Large Spaces, adds a new dimension to garden design beyond traditional beds and containers. It addresses narrow planting beds, small-space garden problems, vertical garden maximizing and outdoor living spaces. This perennially useful book shows before and after photos demonstrating the key points of vertical gardening and simple DIY projects to get you started.
Star Apple Edible + Fine Gardening is a San Francisco Bay Area landscape design firm focusing on aesthetic edible gardening. Stefani Bittner was a guest speaker at our pop up store and with her co-founder, Leslie Bennett, she has written The Beautiful Edible Garden: Design a Stylish Outdoor Space Using Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs. This book offers tips on how to make your garden a place of year-round beauty that is appealing, enjoyable and fits your personal style and a fresh approach to edible landscaping with creative ideas and beautiful designs, inspirational for novice and master gardeners alike.
We also have award-winning landscape architect, Billy Goodnick’s book here to help you plan the perfect outdoor environment, unique to your family’s lifestyle. Yards is brimming with design secrets and money-saving tips, with an emphasis on low maintenance, enjoyability, and just plain beauty.
Eye of the Day also has in stock a number of other books on a variety of subjects including succulent gardening, vegetable gardening and container gardening. Come in, leaf through our collection and find your inspiration.